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Know before you go: how to survive Comicpalooza

Know before you go: how to survive Comicpalooza

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2019

So, you’ve heard actress Emilia Clarke from Game of Thrones is coming to this year’s Comicpalooza, and you must be pretty excited! It is predicted to be one of the biggest must-see events, especially since VIP and the Mother of Dragons speed passes are selling out quick. At the same time, it’s...

HCC graduation keynote speakers announced

HCC graduation keynote speakers announced

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2019

Graduation is on the horizon for Houston Community College. The District announced the keynote speakers for all four of HCC’s ceremonies, including the VAST and TxCHSE Academies. The VAST Academy graduation ceremony will be held at the San Jacinto Memorial Auditorium at HCC Central on Saturday,...

Comicpalooza to host first-ever esports championship

Comicpalooza to host first-ever esports championship

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2019

The esports community is about to get even bigger during this year’s Comicpalooza. ESPN will be coming to Houston to host its first annual Collegiate Esports Championship during the convention weekend. The CEC will be hosted by Twitch streamer Alex Mendez, also known as “Golden Boy”, and Twitch...

Valderrama, Cruz, added to Comipalooza lineup

Valderrama, Cruz, added to Comipalooza lineup

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2019

The lineup for this year’s Comicpalooza is getting bigger with the addition of multi-talented actors Wilmer Valderrama and Wilson Cruz; both of which will be making their debut at the convention alongside headliners Emilia Clarke from Game of Thrones and Grant Gustin from The Flash. From “That...

‘Detective Pikachu’ has potential to wow Pokémon fans, new and old

‘Detective Pikachu’ has potential to wow Pokémon fans, new and old

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2019

Don’t worry, this review is spoiler-free. From the TV show to the video games, to the toys from McDonalds and Burger King, who knew that after 20 years Pokémon would finally get a live-action movie. Many people wondered how they would pull it off. With computerized technology becoming the nor...

Volunteer today! Comicpalooza is still recruiting for big 3-day weekend

Volunteer today! Comicpalooza is still recruiting for big 3-day weekend

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2019

Are you in need of hands-on experience? Wonder what it’s like behind the scenes at a con? Maybe you also enjoy working with groups of people or even guests? Sign up to be a volunteer at Comicpalooza. You can also get rewarded for your time! This year which will run from May 10-12, promises to...

State of the College brings goals for the future

State of the College brings goals for the future

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2019

In a full house on a Wednesday morning, Houston Community College Chancellor Dr. Cesar Maldonado delivered a talk on HCC’s research on educational needs. Other special guests and speakers include HCC Trustee and Board Chair Dr. Carolyn Evans-Shabazz, Dr. Stephen Klineberg, founding director of the...

NSLS Southeast Chapter looks forward to future success

NSLS Southeast Chapter looks forward to future success

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2019

When it’s Friday afternoon, it usually means “weekend, yay!”. However, the student members of the NSLS Southeast Chapter at HCC Eastside campus holds their meetings every Friday afternoon, and they aren’t complaining. In fact, they love being part of a powerful society. Adviser Tina Williams...

Kathy Griffin tells her side of the story in exclusive comedy special

Kathy Griffin tells her side of the story in exclusive comedy special

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019

The phoenix rises once more. So what has Kathy Griffin been up to since her career crumbled in May 2017? The 58-year-old comedian funded her own comedy special, from the film crew to the posters, filming at a fairly small venue in Santa Monica, CA. She wanted to tell her audience what really happened...

SHSU Professor talks Civil Rights movement at HCC West Loop

SHSU Professor talks Civil Rights movement at HCC West Loop

Ana Gonzalez, Head Editor

February 26, 2019

It was a full house at the Houston Community College West Loop Campus auditorium, as Dr. Anthony Harris recalled history on the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Part of HCC’s Black History Month Celebration Series, Dr. Harris spoke after a full audience of students, staff, and faculty. A soul food-style lunch was provided to all a...

Latest Nintendo Direct brings more Mario, Fire Emblem, plus other new games

Latest Nintendo Direct brings more Mario, Fire Emblem, plus other new games

Ana Gonzalez, Head Editor

February 14, 2019

Gamers, time to throw your wallet at Nintendo once again; as they have announced brand new games as well as upcoming titles coming to the Nintendo Switch later this year. Yoshiaki Koizumi, Deputy General Manager of Nintendo, anchored the 36-minute-long Direct. It was Nintendo’s way of broadcasting...

“Fluffy” brings nonstop laughs in new Netflix special

“Fluffy” brings nonstop laughs in new Netflix special

Ana Gonzalez, Head Editor

February 6, 2019

About a year after Hurricane Harvey brushed through the Houston area, Comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias announced that he would film a Netflix special titled “One Show Fits All” at the Toyota Center. On January 29, that same special was dropped on Netflix. The 42-year-old comedian did...

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